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Standings
BAL
@CHW
9
8
 
(11)
BAL
@CHW
3
6
BOS
@CLE
0
2
BOS
@CLE
1
2
NYY
@DET
6
1
WSH
@KCA
10
16
MLN
@BRO
4
5
CIN
@NYG
1
2
 
(16)
CHC
@PHI
8
7
CHC
@PHI
4
2
STL
@PIT
4
3
STL
@PIT
0
7
Sunday, May 1, 1955,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 26,595, Time of Game: 1:55
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Red Sox
1
8-10
 Lost 4 
6th, 3½ GB
at Indians
2
11-6
 Won 3 
1st
W: Herb Score (2-1)
L: Tom Brewer (0-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  4  0
Indians         2  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  X    2  6  0

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Billy Goodman 2B 4 0 2 0 0 1 .266 .739 0.074 1.33 0.129 -0.055 0.3 5 2
Karl Olson CF 3 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 -0.120 1.68 0.000 -0.120 -0.9 2 0 SH
Faye Throneberry LF 4 0 0 0 0 4 .323 1.030 -0.144 1.34 0.000 -0.144 -0.9 1 0
Sam Mele RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 .200 .500 -0.086 1.54 0.060 -0.146 -0.2 0 0 2B
Sammy White C 2 0 0 0 2 0 .288 .858 -0.025 1.60 0.079 -0.104 0.2 4 1
Norm Zauchin 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .184 .531 -0.216 1.75 0.000 -0.216 -1.5 4 0 GDP
Ted Lepcio 3B 3 0 1 1 1 0 .235 .829 0.092 1.35 0.174 -0.082 1.4 5 0 2B,SB
Owen Friend SS 2 0 0 0 1 2 .275 .676 -0.100 1.45 0.014 -0.114 -0.9 2 3
Tom Brewer P 3 0 0 0 0 3 .300 .600 -0.139 1.68 0.000 -0.139 -1.2 1 2
Team Totals 29 1 4 1 4 16 .138 .449 -0.664 1.52 0.456 -1.120 -3.7 24 8
2B: S Mele (1, off H Score); T Lepcio (4, off H Score).
SH: K Olson (1, off H Score).
TB: S Mele 2; B Goodman 2; T Lepcio 2.
GIDP: N Zauchin (3).
RBI: T Lepcio (7).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 3. T Brewer-O Friend-N Zauchin; T Brewer-B Goodman-N Zauchin; O Friend-B Goodman-N Zauchin.
Baserunning
SB: T Lepcio (1, 2nd base off H Score/H Foiles).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Al Smith RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 .257 .767 -0.024 0.86 0.067 -0.091 -0.3 0 0 CS
Bobby Avila 2B 3 1 2 0 1 0 .338 .927 0.023 0.76 0.090 -0.068 0.2 4 1 2B,GDP
Vic Wertz 1B 3 1 0 0 1 0 .282 .927 -0.031 0.79 0.035 -0.065 -0.4 1 0
   Joe Altobelli 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .558 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Al Rosen 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .798 -0.065 1.36 0.000 -0.065 -0.7 0 0
   Hank Majeski 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .167 -0.033 1.17 0.000 -0.033 -0.4 2 1
Larry Doby CF 3 0 1 2 0 0 .275 .740 0.130 1.14 0.179 -0.050 1.4 0 0 2B
Ralph Kiner LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 .224 .826 -0.006 0.67 0.029 -0.035 -0.1 1 0
George Strickland SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 .189 .678 -0.070 0.93 0.000 -0.070 -0.9 3 0
Hank Foiles C 2 0 1 0 1 0 .308 1.110 0.000 0.74 0.045 -0.046 -0.0 16 0 GDP
Herb Score P 3 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .286 -0.088 0.91 0.000 -0.088 -1.1 0 1 GDP
Team Totals 26 2 6 2 4 2 .231 .641 -0.164 0.89 0.445 -0.611 -2.1 27 3
2B: L Doby (1, off T Brewer); B Avila (4, off T Brewer).
TB: B Avila 3; L Doby 2; R Kiner; A Smith; H Foiles.
GIDP: B Avila (3); H Foiles (1); H Score (1).
RBI: L Doby 2 (11).
2-out RBI: L Doby 2.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. H Majeski-B Avila-V Wertz.
Baserunning
CS: A Smith (1, 2nd base by T Brewer/S White).

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tom Brewer, L (0-3) 8 6 2 2 4 2 0 5.14 30 60 0.165 0.89 2.1
Team Totals 8 6 2 2 4 2 0 2.25 30 60 0.165 0.89 2.1

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Herb Score, W (2-1) 9 4 1 1 4 16 0 4.22 34 87 0.665 1.52 3.7
Team Totals 9 4 1 1 4 16 0 1.00 34 87 0.665 1.52 3.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Grieve, 1B - John Rice, 2B - Johnny Stevens, 3B - Larry Napp.
Time of Game: 1:55.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Red Sox         Cleveland Indians
1 Billy Goodman 2B 1 Al Smith RF
2 Karl Olson CF 2 Bobby Avila 2B
3 Faye Throneberry LF 3 Vic Wertz 1B
4 Sam Mele RF 4 Al Rosen 3B
5 Sammy White C 5 Larry Doby CF
6 Norm Zauchin 1B 6 Ralph Kiner LF
7 Ted Lepcio 3B 7 George Strickland SS
8 Owen Friend SS 8 Hank Foiles C
9 Tom Brewer P 9 Herb Score P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 2 12- RR CLE L. Doby T. Brewer 18% 72% Double to LF; Wertz Scores; Avila Scores
t2 0-2 1 12- R BOS T. Lepcio H. Score -15% 51% Double to LF; White to 3B; Mele Scores
t8 1-2 0 --- BOS B. Goodman H. Score -9% 66% Single to RF
t8 1-2 1 -2- O BOS F. Throneberry H. Score 8% 78% Strikeout
t6 1-2 1 1-- OO BOS N. Zauchin H. Score 8% 74% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Herb Score facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BOS B. Goodman H. Score 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O BOS K. Olson H. Score 2% 54% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O BOS F. Throneberry H. Score 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Tom Brewer facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CLE A. Smith T. Brewer 3% 58% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- O CLE B. Avila T. Brewer -6% 53% Smith Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b1 0-0 1 --- CLE B. Avila T. Brewer 2% 55% Single to LF
b1 0-0 1 1-- CLE V. Wertz T. Brewer 3% 59% Walk; Avila to 2B
b1 0-0 1 12- O CLE A. Rosen T. Brewer -4% 54% Lineout: 2B
b1 0-0 2 12- RR CLE L. Doby T. Brewer 18% 72% Double to LF; Wertz Scores; Avila Scores
b1 2-0 2 -2- O CLE R. Kiner T. Brewer -2% 70% Flyball: 3B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 2.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Herb Score facing 4-5-6
t2 0-2 0 --- BOS S. Mele H. Score -6% 64% Double to LF
t2 0-2 0 -2- BOS S. White H. Score -4% 60% Walk
t2 0-2 0 12- O BOS N. Zauchin H. Score 6% 66% Strikeout
t2 0-2 1 12- R BOS T. Lepcio H. Score -15% 51% Double to LF; White to 3B; Mele Scores
t2 1-2 1 -23 O BOS O. Friend H. Score 8% 59% Strikeout
t2 1-2 2 -23 O BOS T. Brewer H. Score 6% 66% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, Red Sox' Tom Brewer facing 7-8-9
b2 2-1 0 --- O CLE G. Strickland T. Brewer -2% 64% Flyball: 3B
b2 2-1 1 --- CLE H. Foiles T. Brewer 2% 66% Single to CF
b2 2-1 1 1-- OO CLE H. Score T. Brewer -5% 61% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 2.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Herb Score facing 1-2-3
t3 1-2 0 --- BOS B. Goodman H. Score -4% 57% Single to LF
t3 1-2 0 1-- O BOS K. Olson H. Score 4% 61% Strikeout
t3 1-2 1 1-- O BOS F. Throneberry H. Score 3% 64% Strikeout
t3 1-2 2 1-- O BOS S. Mele H. Score 3% 67% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, Red Sox' Tom Brewer facing 1-2-3
b3 2-1 0 --- CLE A. Smith T. Brewer 3% 70% Single to CF
b3 2-1 0 1-- OO CLE B. Avila T. Brewer -7% 63% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b3 2-1 2 --- O CLE V. Wertz T. Brewer -1% 62% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 2.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Herb Score facing 5-6-7
t4 1-2 0 --- O BOS S. White H. Score 3% 65% Flyball: LF
t4 1-2 1 --- O BOS N. Zauchin H. Score 2% 67% Flyball: 2B
t4 1-2 2 --- BOS T. Lepcio H. Score -2% 66% Walk
t4 1-2 2 1-- BOS O. Friend H. Score -1% 64% Lepcio Steals 2B
t4 1-2 2 -2- BOS O. Friend H. Score -1% 63% Walk
t4 1-2 2 12- O BOS T. Brewer H. Score 5% 69% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, Red Sox' Tom Brewer facing 4-5-6
b4 2-1 0 --- O CLE A. Rosen T. Brewer -2% 66% Flyball: 3B
b4 2-1 1 --- O CLE L. Doby T. Brewer -2% 65% Flyball: C
b4 2-1 2 --- O CLE R. Kiner T. Brewer -1% 64% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 2.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Herb Score facing 1-2-3
Hank Majeski replaces Al Rosen playing 3B batting 4th
t5 1-2 0 --- O BOS B. Goodman H. Score 3% 67% Flyball: 2B
t5 1-2 1 --- O BOS K. Olson H. Score 2% 69% Strikeout
t5 1-2 2 --- O BOS F. Throneberry H. Score 1% 71% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, Red Sox' Tom Brewer facing 7-8-9
b5 2-1 0 --- O CLE G. Strickland T. Brewer -2% 69% Strikeout
b5 2-1 1 --- CLE H. Foiles T. Brewer 2% 71% Walk
b5 2-1 1 1-- O CLE H. Score T. Brewer -3% 68% Foul Flyball: C
b5 2-1 2 1-- O CLE A. Smith T. Brewer -2% 66% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 2.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Herb Score facing 4-5-6
t6 1-2 0 --- O BOS S. Mele H. Score 4% 70% Flyball: SS
t6 1-2 1 --- BOS S. White H. Score -4% 66% Walk
t6 1-2 1 1-- OO BOS N. Zauchin H. Score 8% 74% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, Red Sox' Tom Brewer facing 2-3-4
b6 2-1 0 --- CLE B. Avila T. Brewer 6% 80% Double to CF
b6 2-1 0 -2- O CLE V. Wertz T. Brewer -4% 76% Groundout: P unassisted
b6 2-1 1 -2- O CLE H. Majeski T. Brewer -3% 73% Flyball: 3B
b6 2-1 2 -2- O CLE L. Doby T. Brewer -3% 69% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 2.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Herb Score facing 7-8-9
t7 1-2 0 --- O BOS T. Lepcio H. Score 4% 74% Flyball: SS
t7 1-2 1 --- O BOS O. Friend H. Score 3% 77% Strikeout
t7 1-2 2 --- O BOS T. Brewer H. Score 2% 79% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, Red Sox' Tom Brewer facing 6-7-8
b7 2-1 0 --- CLE R. Kiner T. Brewer 3% 82% Single to CF
b7 2-1 0 1-- O CLE G. Strickland T. Brewer -3% 79% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b7 2-1 1 1-- OO CLE H. Foiles T. Brewer -5% 74% Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 2.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Herb Score facing 1-2-3
t8 1-2 0 --- BOS B. Goodman H. Score -9% 66% Single to RF
t8 1-2 0 1-- O BOS K. Olson H. Score 4% 70% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Goodman to 2B
t8 1-2 1 -2- O BOS F. Throneberry H. Score 8% 78% Strikeout
t8 1-2 2 -2- O BOS S. Mele H. Score 8% 87% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, Red Sox' Tom Brewer facing 9-1-2
b8 2-1 0 --- O CLE H. Score T. Brewer -1% 85% Strikeout
b8 2-1 1 --- O CLE A. Smith T. Brewer -1% 84% Flyball: LF
b8 2-1 2 --- CLE B. Avila T. Brewer 1% 85% Walk
b8 2-1 2 1-- O CLE V. Wertz T. Brewer -2% 83% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 2.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Herb Score facing 5-6-7
Joe Altobelli replaces Vic Wertz playing 1B batting 3rd
t9 1-2 0 --- O BOS S. White H. Score 7% 91% Flyball: SS
t9 1-2 1 --- O BOS N. Zauchin H. Score 5% 96% Strikeout
t9 1-2 2 --- O BOS T. Lepcio H. Score 4% 100% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 2.

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